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and informed self-government. and we all know that compliance with c-e-q-a including public input has improved countless public and private projects in california over the last 40 years. it's resulted in tangible protection for endangered species and their habitats, cleaner hair and water and more efficient use of scarce public resources. although many of the proposed amendments before you today appear to be technical conforming changes, the proposal as a whole would make public participation in city decision making even more difficult. even more difficult than sitting in these hard benches for many hours as we've done in many chambers here. and we're concerned that the proposed amendments improperly subvert the important public informed self-government principles of c-e-q-a. so, first and foremost, the repeal of existing appeal procedures and administrative code 31.16 and the replacement with the far more restrictive and limited provision than the proposed amendments to both raise obstacles to development decisions and narrow the scope of the board's review. other specific provisions that rai
- minute deal with civil rights attorneys. instead of a government takeover, oakland police agreed to a compliance director appointed by a judge and paid for by the city. cbs 5 insider phil matier says both sides can claim a partial victory. >> reporter: the plaintiffs will now have someone within the department answerable to the court to make sure that changes are made. but most importantly what they avoid is a complete federal takeover something that would be an embarrassment for the city and could also lead to the judge telling them don't have enough cops and ordering them to hire more. >> according to the "oakland tribune," this makes oakland the first city in the nation to have its police command staff under the authority of a court- appointed director. >>> 5:05 now. crime was the issue for hundreds of people at an oakland town hall meeting last night. the mayor jean quan admitted oakland is seeing more violent crime specifically robberies in the city. she talked about the changes she says are needed in oakland. >> we have to have more police officers and we also have to have
government wants it to stop. >> during the holiday salvation army bell ringers can be seen and heard collecting donations across the bay area. no bell ringers on uc berkeley's campus but there is this. two clothing donation boxes in front of a dorm and many don't like it one bit. >> i think it's very problematic that the salvation army is presented in such a prominent way. >> student senator recently voted in favor of a campus resolution to remove the donation boxes. >> we think they should be replaced with an organization like the goodwill that doesn't discriminate based on sexual orientation. >> the university student government association believes the salvation army is antigay with a long history of discrimination. last summer an official with the charity told an australian radio show that according to scripture, gays must die. >> we have been suppliesed. i didn't know they were antigay, homophobics. >> many students support the move to ban the salvation army, but nick says no. he wants the books to stay. >> donating to the salvation army doesn't mean you're prejudice against gay
of rain into wednesday, too. ,,,,,,,, ♪ >>> welcome back to cbs "this morning." in 2009 cuba's government arrest ad maryland man who was working for the state department. his wife is now trying harder than ever to get him out saying his life is in danger. >> as margaret brennan reports, judy gross is putting pressure on the u.s. government with a big money lawsuit. >> reporter: alan gross is a 63-year-old american who has spent the past three years in a cuban prison. he was jailed for taking part in a democracy building project funded by the u.s. state department. cuba considers it illegal. his wife judy has been fighting for his release ever since. >> it's this country that sent alan on this mission and alan is rotting in a jail cell, and i'm asking president obama to do something about it. >> reporter: in 2009 alan was working as a sub crony tractor for dai a company paid by the u.s. to distribute communications. he gave these to the jewish community so he could communicate with groups outside of cuba. to your knowledge he was delivering what exactly? >> cell phones and laptops and that
. >> a controversay brewing on the u-c berkeley campus. between the student government and the salvation army. kron four's philippe djegal explains why some students want bell ringers banned from the university. >> if the uc berkeley government has of their way you will never receive the salvation army runners on campus ever again. and i think it has gone too far i would disagree with the band. and i think that the student body is discriminating against the salvation army. >> last month passed a resolution of the discriminatory practices of the salvation army and want to end the presence of the organization's donation containers on the uc- berkeley campus. students have mixed opinions >> and i think that if it is dividing the campus. >> from my stance, i believe that christians should be the bigger people. regardless, of what judgment is on one hand. >> the resolution states that the church services are only available for people that accept and abide by the doctrine and discipline. that excludes the homosexuality. the golden state of selvage an army responded to kron 4 and sang " totally false ". t
but this week surfaced in guatemala to seek asylum. he says he is the victim of a government conspiracy in belize. >>> i had to leave but the story has to get out. i have documentation that proves the intense corruption at all levels of the belizian government. now that i'm in a safe place, i can speak freely. >> mcafee still may face deportation though back to belize. >>> the egyptian army now has tanks outside the presidential palace in cairo amid worsening clashes between protestors and supporters of the syrian government. overnight, violence killed five people and injured more than 600 others. mohamed morsi critics began protesting two weeks ago when the president gave himself unrestricted power. >>> an norms u.s. official says secretary of state hillary clinton plans to meet with russian diplomats and a u.n. peace envoy for syria. the civil war ramped up in recent days with violent attacks and the u.s. fears syria's leader bashar assad is closer to using chemical weapons against anti-government rebels. >>> a new warning about a baby recliner titled to several infant deaths. >> plus
government goes in there and raids these clubs. if the state is a player, the feds largely are hands-off. >> help me out here. so in washington state and colorado, it's not only legal toto i am bible or to smoke. right? but it's legal to grow? >> it's legal to grow in colorado. washington state does not allow home-grown cultivation. >> they are importing it from where? >> it will be grown in washington in cultivation centers. >> i see but not at home? >> you can grow up to six plants at home in washington. >> in colorado? >> yeah. >> and then you can legally sell it and the state gets a sales tax. >> that's right. in one year because they have to put the regulations out, promulgate them and fight and all, but more or less a year from now people will be able to go into these places like you and i can get alcohol and tobacco on and caffeine and use it possibly in a private setting. you can't use it like in a coffee-shop setting like in amsterdam. >> by the way, i was in amsterdam 10 days ago. i looked for one of those damn pot coffee shops. carol and i
-ringing on campus this holiday but are collecting clothing donations and student government wants it to stop. >> during the holiday salvation army bell ringers can be seen and heard collecting donations across the bay area. no bell ringers on uc berkeley's campus but there is this. two clothing donation boxes in front of a dorm and many don't like it one bit. >> i think it's very problematic that the salvation army is presented in such a prominent way. >> student senator recently voted in favor of a campus resolution to remove the donation boxes. >> we think they should be replaced with an organization like the goodwill that doesn't discriminate based on sexual orientation. >> the university student government association believes the salvation army is antigay with a long history of discrimination. last summer an official with the charity told an australian radio show that according to scripture, gays must die. >> we have been suppliesed. i didn't know they were antigay, homophobics. >> many students support the move to ban the salvation army, but nick says no. he wants the books to stay. >>
,000 to the u.s. government. that's not going to go down well. bill: we are four week away from going over that cliff as of today. what now, you wonder? kevin mccarthy out of california, he's coming up 60 minutes from now. martha: back to this tragic story we talked about yesterday. there are new details in the murder-suicide case involving kansas city chief jovan belcher. the reports are that he spent an alcohol-fueled evening with another woman before he went home and got into that fatal argument with his girlfriend. a woman named whitney glass claims she had dinner with belcher and he spent the night in his car before headed home at approximately:00 in the morning. police say he got into a huge argument with his girlfriend and shot her 9 times. then he drove to arrowhead stadium, spoke to his coaches and took his own life. bill: belcher's family and teammates saying they are shocked and did not see such a brutal turn of event coming the way they did. >> maybe you can keep this separate and move on with maybe it guy you knew before saturday. i think there is maybe some comfort in that. b
the federal government. >>> chief meteorologist bill martin updating his forecast right now. he's back with the timetable for tomorrow and beyond. >>> at first a car plows into a liquor store within the past hour. and late word about an injury of a person inside that store. ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! my bowl, my spoons! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios has whole grain and 110 delicious calories. ...more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios in multi-grain cheerios peanut butter. >>> new video into our newsroom now. we have learned a woman was injured after a car crashed into a liquor store in berkeley. the accident happened around 9:45 this evening. witnesses say a driver lost control of his car and went through the glass doors at the easy market liquor. initial reports indicate the woman's injuries are minor. she was though taken to the hospital. the driver remained on the scene and is cooperating with police. >>> the owner of the drak
the constitution has authority over spending in the united states' system of government. they are very possessive of that power they have. the president basically saying, we want to have that power over here. we want the debt ceiling to be under the control of the president of the united states. that's something that's not going to fly, was extremely unpopular on capitol hill. part of why you have to read that offer of the president, as just that, an offer. there's going to be horse trading throughout the month, and the question is whether they can come up with this deal by december 31st or all of that automatic spending decrease stuff goes into effect and economists say that can be devastating for the economy in early january. >> thank you so much, sir, do appreciate you. >> thanks. >>> closely tied over taxes is entitlement reform. a top republican said today he'll drop his plan for higher revenue unless democrats take a look at revamping medicare, medicaid, and social security. >> i'm serious about revenue. you can limit deductions to $40,000 or $50,000 a person, which takes care of the middle
insurance for millions because by 2014 it may be cheaper to pay government fines under the new law. the study indicates the majority will continue to offer health care to lure and retain employees. meat lovers, steak prices a go higher. ranchers move to rebuild herds after thinning them out during this year's drought. verizon's patent request for a dvr that can hear and see what you are up to at home. the system would allow verizon to send ads taylored to customers' -- taylored to customers' interest. comcast up to something similar a the new york stock exchange i'm jane king. >>> if you see a purse or shopping bag unattended at the mall, do the right thing. police in manchester, new hampshire set up an unusual sting to make sure shoppers stay honest. they've been leaving a cash-filled purse and bag with dvd player outside stores to see finders return them, which is the law there. officers say most had been returning the ups. the few who didn't were arrested after putting their finds in their cars. >> law to be a good person. >> i set up a trap like that for my kids with candy, i w
emergency. >> he had two heart attacks last night. >> reporter: mcafee had a different story. a government doctor who examined him agreed saying his heart rhythm and blood pressure were normal. mcafee arriving in guatemala after refusing to speak to authorities in belize about the shooting death of his neighbor. he thinks the murder is a home invasion gone wrong and he says he thinks the belize government wants to kill him. >> it's a convenient thing for him. the next door neighbor got killed now we can do something. we can get him. >> reporter: the belize police deny they want to kill him calling him bonkers. in miami, phil keating, fox news. >>> a stretch of highway 1 is still closed and will remain closed at least until tomorrow at noon. traffic is barred for about 5 miles between jenner and timber cove. detours are in place. >>> low clouds and fog are trying to form out there right now. the temperatures are dropping. the forecast overnight lows are in the upper 30s and low 40s. coincidentally dewpoint temperatures are in the low 40s. most areas like napa. vallejo, concord, you're going
the deal. >>> and a north bay oyster company is fighting an eviction order by the federal government. the agreement between the company and environmental agency expired last month. >> yes. look at these little guys. 100 were discovered in the vallejo arena. it is a sign that the echo system is starting to recover. >> reporter: the city of vallejo was prejudicing its public marina when it dug something up, something no one expected, something odd. >> i have been here 23 years and i have never seen these guys before. >> reporter: california oysters. although small and not too many, these oysters are sensitive to water quality. >> the water is getting better and the quality is getting much improved. >> reporter: this hasn't always been the case. for over 100 years a shipyard operator across the river and legend has it once in the 1940s the water caught fire. that combined with agriculture runoff in the napa valley created nasty water. down river matthew sears manages the 112-year-old vallejo yacht club. he said since shipping closed and wildlife has improved, the wildlife is returni
-e-q-a offers many benefits to city residents, government, and to developers by providing considerable notice to the public, encouraging developers and residents to work together and to develop mutually beneficial plans, to reduce appeals and costly litigation which is beyond most residents and community organizations' means anyway, and the government doesn't need costly litigation either. also, the c-e-q-a process allows reducing appeals to the board of supervisors. but, in fact, there are only about 10 appeals to the board of supervisors in any given year of the thousands of projects. so, that's kind of a safe argument to say we have to protect the board of supervisors from appeals. so, please stop this legislation. please give all of us time to digest the memo that you just received today and we just received today, and let's go back to having some real involvement of stakeholders in crafting legislation a fresh rather than trying to amend this bad draft. thank you. >>> good afternoon, commissioners. my name is rose hill son. first of all, in this piece of legislation which is new 2012 leg
. >> the federal government can't -- 10th amendment. >> change it. >> that would be federal overreach. >> well stated. >> no, but, but, so we are not funding or digging into can urriculum in that way. but you certainly have seen superintendent caranza happened about what happens with the kinds of conversations that happen with the movie bully and there are can urriculum packages being developed. i had visions, gary, to think about how if folks decided -- and we don't play in this -- but if folks decided there could be a class on this, how you teach, life skills class, right? if we try to make a one-size fits all click approach that doesn't really take people from where they are and get them to where they need to go. i have seen life skills work well and i have seen students literally filling out mcdonald's applications in their life skills class. so you can't just quickly eradicate and we can't just think about this in an isolated silo the link, for example, that has been alluded to between discipline and bullying, they go hand in hand, how zero tolerance policies often can hurt the victi
of thousands of the jobs all over california could be affected, allison? >> 135 government workers in california could lose their jobs if there is no deal on those spending cuts that kick in at the end of the month. they say not only to plan for the cuts but that has changed. they are preparing to slice about 10% of their budget. experts are looking at 135 defense employees could lose their jobs but experts say there is still time to reach a deal and avoid those major lawsuits. >> nobody wants to reach a deal more than i. i will be ready to sit down with the president and solve this. >> reporter: they could be hit the hardest and i will have more about it during my next update on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> they are looking at grant money from the environmental protection agency. each student could be awarded a large sum of money. stanford's group wants to disinfect drinking water in bangladesh. in april they go to washington d.c. to prevent their work to a panel of scientists and the winner gets a second grant up to $90,000. >>> local governments are asking the president to c
'll tell you where it is happening now. >>> 8:5. the federal government is suing a company that makes baby products. >> baby matters produces the nap nanny and chill infant recliners. the consumer products safety collision had ordered a recall after -- safety commission had ordered a recall after an infant died after using the nap nanny. >>> megabus is offering a deal, the low cost city-to-city express bus company is giving out 200,000 free tickets. megabus is known for selling a few seats on each bus for just $1 per trip. the company recently resumed service in the u.s. with a hub in san francisco. >>> a gay blogger will be in a san francisco croom because of a controversial foe -- san francisco courtroom because of a controversial photo. >>> the rain has moved out but some fog has moved in. >>> a look at 101 in san francisco. kind of slow going as you make your way to the bay bridge. we'll have more traffic hot spot the later -- hot spots later. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature co
more. >> if the use the government has there where you will never see salvation army bell ringers like this on campus ever again. >> i think it has gone too far. i would disagree with the >> . if they have they have their beliefs perhaps they're discriminating against the beliefs of very celebration army. >> they passed a >> there are certainly mixed relations on mess. >> i feel like there are relations-zionist aggression should be on bigger people. if something is this golden state division of the salvation army saying that it is totally false that the only requirement for service from the salvation army is a demonstrated need. >> i would disagree with discrimination in any form especially based on one's gender. >> our messages from uc- berkeley were not returned and they have not been contacted. it is also saying that deaf bell ringers. have not been on cap -- the salvation army bell ringers have not been on the campus and at least five years. phillipe djegal, kron 4 news. >> sean moffett died of head trauma on october 30th of the just two days after he was hurt during street celebra
fighting in syria outside the city of aleppo. rebel fighters trapped hundreds of government soldiers inside a military base and say they are giving them a chance to defect. this as president obama warns syrian president bashar al assad that there will be serious consequences if he uses chemical weapons against his own weapon. >> this regime is a real problem for us. its alliance with iran, its possession of chemical weapons, weapons of mass destruction. its human rights record, its support of terrorism. this is a regime we would like to get out of the way. we don't want to see it replaced with people we don't support either. >>> the syrian foreign ministry denies they have plans to use chemical weapons. >>> the family of jovan belcher is speaking publically for the first time since he fatally shot his girl friend and killed himself. belcher's sister and uncle stood by his aunt as she spoke outside the home where the football star lived with 22-year-old kasandra perkins and their 3-month-old daughter. >> we will cherish the wonderful memories we have of javon and pray those memory also bring
this morning after the >>> fighting is on the rise again between government troops and rebel forces in syria. the rebels are close to taking control of the airport that serves the capital. the syrian air force has responded by dropping bombs on rebel positions. meanwhile u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton has repeated her warning to the syrian government not to use chemical weapons. >>> the political crisis is worsening in egypt, as well. the country's supreme court judges have walked out on strike joining a growing protest against president mohamed morsi in response to morrissey's edict that his rules are above judicial review. the judges say they will remain on strike until morsi rescinds the decree. >>> the japanese government says 49 highway tunnels will be inspected immediately after a deadly accident. investigators say missing bolts may have caused concrete ceiling slabs to fall on cars in a highway tunnel killing nine people. the the accident happened yesterday deep inside a three- mile-long tunnel 50 miles west of tokyo. >>> and michelle we are getting more details around the tr
with the spokesman for i.c.e. said: "the federal government alone sets these priorities and places detainers to ensure that dangerous criminal aliens are not released from prisons and jails into our communities." in california, i.c.e. has deported 82,000 illegal immigrants under s-com. a spokesman says three-quarters had already been removed before and didn't elaborate on the attorney general's decision today. 62,000 of those had convictions but they were trivial and some were detained for running stop signs or a broken taillight. >> i'm wondering if money plays into this at all. >> well, right now the way it stands is that if a local municipality holds someone for 48 hours, the feds don't reimburse them the money so the local people are the ones footing the bill for i.c.e. at this point. >> all right. thank you. >>> mini spy planes could soon what patrol the skies over alameda county. the sheriff's office says it needs the remote-controlled drones for emergencies and deputy safety. but cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo says activists are worried big brother is on board. >> reporter: the alamed
leaders say they're afraid if the government limits the deduction people would drastically cut back on their donation. >> that means there will be less opportunity for people to be fed. there will be less nights of care provided for those who are homeless. there will be less service for disaster situations. >> some republican pros pose limiting all itemized tax deductions, but president obama wants to increase tax rates for the wealthiest 2% of americans instead. >>> government regulators are taking action against a baby recliner company. the consumer product safety commission filed a complaint against pennsylvania-based baby matters to stop the sale of the nap nanny. four infant deaths are associated with a rauled version soft that recliner and one death is associateed with the newest version called the chill. the owner of the company posted a message on the web site saying no infant has ever been hurt when the nap nanny is use aid cording to instructions. >>> christmas is coming to the state cop toll and it's happening live right now. want to show yao a live picture here from sacr
, however. >>> and a north bay oyster company is fighting an eviction order by the federal government. a 40-year agreement between the park service and drinks bay oyster company expired last month. the park service says the company's operations threaten endangered species in the area. but now the owners have filed a complaint in court saying the interior department's denial of a permit extension violates federal law. but meanwhile, oysters are turning up in a surprisingly new place. >> about a hundred of them were discovered in the vallejo municipal arena. as don ford tells us, it is a sign the ecosystem there is starting to recover. >> reporter: the city of vallejo was dredging their public marina when they dug something up. something no one expected. something odd, says marina manager. >> i've been here since 23 years and i've never seen these guys before. >> reporter: california oysters. although small and not too many, these oysters are sensitive to water quality. folks here believe it's a good sign. >> obviously, the water's getting better. quality's getting much improved, which is ver
, there has been no activity at those airfields. and the syrian government insists it will not use chemical weapons. but that does not mean this threat has gone away. opposition forces are gaining ground in syria's capital, putting more pressure on syria's unpredictable and vicious president. josh? >> and as news becomes available, we'll have it for you. martha, thank you for that. >>> other breaking news from the other major international crisis unfolding in recent days. the egyptian army has been deployed to keep the peace in cairo, after deadly riots erupted outside the palace overnight, between supporters and opponents of president mohamed morsi. you see them here. critics say morsi is trying to install a dictatorship, with his recent power grab and the new constitution written. five people have been killed in the fighting. hundreds more have been injured. >>> new accusations that walmart and the gap may have played a role in that devastating factory fire that made headlines around the world. at least 112 garment workers were killed in the fire in bangladesh last month. this morning, bl
is a sign that nearly the effects of superstorm sandy has faded. and this comes as the government releases the closely- watched survey for november. >>> apple will produce one of its existing lines of mcintosh computers next year. tim cook, the ceo, did not say which line or where in the house -- where in the u.s., the computers will be assembled. many are made in china. in the 1980s, they were made in fremont. in 1990, the production moved to elk grove in sacramento county. >>> lawyers for apple and samsung are scheduled to be back in federal court in san jose today. samsung wants the judge to throw out a billion-dollar judgment against it for infridgement and wants the judge to add $5 million of the award and -- apple wants the judge to add $5 million to the award. apple's stock, it is up nearly 1% after taking a big fall yesterday. >>> the grammy nominees were announced this morning and "fun" could get all top three awards for album, record and song of the year. "fun" shares a tally of six nominations with five other artists -- >>> the san francisco symphony also received a nod for best
with the press. shine a light on what is going on in the government. >>reporter: democrat believe california voters gave them a mandate to get things done. >> i think the biggest danger we would move too consciously and not address the problem california has been facing. california voters have demanded that we govern. that's what we intend to do. >>reporter: lawmakers will also be making less this session. new 5 percent pay cut means rank and file will earn just over 90,000 dollars a year. but they still get the 142 dollar a day tax-free per diem for living expenses. in sacramento, abc 7 news. >>> more to bring you tonight. bizarre situation played out on television. coming up. northern california magician is set on fire. was it a prank or deliberate act of violence? we have the story. >> also tonight. bay area marijuana dispensary wins a battle but conflict between the landlord and u.s. justice department. >> mainly winter time success story. tonight how unfun issued flood control project prevented downtown disaster. explain exactly how it works. >> and how about this one? this is
. the other case is from new york, it challenges the defense of marriage act that requires the government to deny federal benefits to legally married gay couples. it was passed in 1996 and signed by president clinton. reaction in san francisco's castro district included a range of emotions. yesterday's decision means same sex couples in california must put marriage plans on hold. they could have started marrying pleadly if the court denied review. activists say they feel some momentum from the november elections. >> three states legalized same sex marriage just a month ago. the tide is shifting. >> i want it to be tackled. i want to get married and i want to be married in any state. >> many people say they are happy the court will address the issue but they say they understand that the possibility the ruling may go against the very thing they are fighting for. >> opponents of same sex marriage believe the justices will see things there way. >> we are confident that the court is going to up hold the right of the people to amend their own constitution. >> the man who wrote proposition
-husband recognized her in the surveillance. and she complained that the government stole her baby she makes a cradling gesture. records confirm that she lost custody child. the issue were the same outfit in the bank, her arrest, and the you tube video that could center down the tubes. cnn and coffeejeanne mos... >> coming up, much quieter than the yesterday's commute. with yesterday's fog, janu. >> good morning a. we are taking a look at the satellite and radar with high pressure building on the eastern pacific ridge. it will keep us rain-free. with that dense fog and breaks of sunshine for the afternoon and partly cloudy and cooler conditions. taking a look of fog tracker 4 still areas of dense fog but by 10:00 a.m. still some breaks of sunshine. and for the evening, some southern portions of the east bay shore in the east bay valley. a pretty nice start with vallejo, half moon bay. 56 in the sunnyvale. we will still be dealing with widespread 50s. but by noon, the 60s will be indicated by the rain. that is where the afternoon highs are headed. it will still be widespread 50s. taking a loo
, the november jobs report for the government, that will come out on friday. soledad, back to you. >> alina, thank you. the story that's going to affect all of our wallets, our retirement, our benefits, the economy, if, in fact, we do go over the fiscal cliff, taxes will go up, major spending cuts will kick in. this weekend republican south carolina congressman seth graham said he thinks that we're going to go off the fiscal cliff in fact and he said this, i think we're going to go over the cliff, it seems to me that they made a political calculation. this offer doesn't remotely deal with entitlement reform in a way to save medicare, medicaid and social security from imminent bankruptcy. senator richard blumenthal is a democrat from the state of connecticut. he joins us this morning. >> good to see you. >> you heard lindsey graham saying he thinks we're going off the cliff. you think that's true? >> i respectfully disagree. i'm really encouraged that we can avoid this fiscal cliff for a number of reasons. first of all, there is a growing group of republicans who say we really need to raise
the government has to say in a couple of days. stocks holding on to positive, -- [ unintelligible ] facebook is one of the stocks we are watching trading slightly higher stocks getting extra attention getting added to the nasdaq 100 index next week that could help facebook. have you been in better spirits lately? sales of alcoholic drinks at restaurants saw a 5% jump. researchers say booze-buying is on track to go up this year and next. according to consumers part of the increase has to do with food and drink pairings that we are seeing at so many restaurants, beer dinners and tequila tastings. i'm sure you see that every morning, right? i'm jane king, at the new york stock exchange. >>> we are on the storm watch this morning, we have live team coverage we start with mike and a look at where the rain is now. >>> heavy just about everywhere that's the problem with this morning, all of us except for south bay and extreme north bay getting dealt with a blow of moderate to heavy rain at times here's the embarcadero center and we are now starting to have trouble seeing the bay bridge which means
mechanical things but anything you can do to encourage the govern rr to sign the bills that deal with this issue. unfortunately they are a drop in the bucket, they don't bring seth back or your son or your daughter. we are quite aware of that and i think that's a thought that we always are going to hold in our minds because that will help influence further legislation. this is a good segue, probably, to mr. torres. we work very well with his department and he's extremely receptive and action-oriented. >> i think that's great that we have so much cooperation with departments in sacramento. that's great to her. go ahead, expand on that. >> thank you to the u.s. attorney for gathering us to the. we have come a long way but as the parents expressed so poignantly, we have so much farther to go. we can pass laws but how do they get enforced, how do they get actualized, how do we have the accountability? more than that, as tony smith was talking about, creating caring climate, a culture of trust and respect. and that's hard and needs to, top down but also bottom up. i just recently
, it is not legal and you can't do that until they make rules for opening shops. now the federal government is reminding everybody, marijuana is not legal under federal law. >> couldt graduations. >>> it is now legal for same -- congratulations. >>> it's now legal for same sex couples to marry in seattle. dozen have lined up outside the administration building shortly after they assigned the new video. we want to show you a photo of kate middleton leaving the hospital with her husband prince william and what went wrong during her stay and we will have more on why the hospital is now apologizing. >>> they are hoping to cash in on a big promise. joining us from sunny veil, with details, you have to bring us back some soup and bread. >> okay, i will do that, pam, just for you, but that big promise, free sourdough bread for the entire year. >> reporter: check out this line, the first person in line showed up and we are live at the latest area in sunny veil california and some people have come out as far as new york but we are here with ross. how are you doing? tell us what people can expect? >>
scrutiny from government regulators over this proposal made by c. l. reed hastings in july. securities and exchange commission's analysis to net flicks and hastings regarding the pose on the account. hastings wrote of facebook that monthly viewing on net flicks had exceeded 1 billion hours in june. the sec is that it says and that is material and best information that that must be disclosed as close a regulatory filing or press release. the company says the information as a material because it already disclosed that subscribe is reviewing about a billion hours of content per month. >> the live cameras are looking gorgeous. this is san jose showing you traffic is nice and light on the 1 01 and there is plenty of sunshine. we will be back. reservoirs' have seen a much needed increase in water level since last weekend storms. the reserves and a clear and prove significantly with the rain fall but levels are not exactly where they need to be. since last wednesday the santa clara with valley water district's as average storage in their tent reservoirs' increased from 74 to 91 percent of whe
in a lawsuit against the government-run dam and the water district. and in 2006 they reached a settlement. now these first salmon are being trucked around the dry beds and other obstacles 160 miles upstream to be reintroduced into the river below the dam. because by next spring nrdc scientists believe the last of the details will be sorted out. >> when we have these easements in place, we will have the river all year-round in perpetuity and that's really exciting. >> california fish and game hopes the fall-run salmon will spawn and produce offspring. but just to make sure they are scooping eggs from some of the females and article officially spawning them. the young will be raised in protected pens below the dam and then released. >> hopefully get out to the ocean, mature and come back and spawn in approximately three years. >> by then the san joaquin river should be restored all the way from fresno to san francisco bay. safe to say that growers who have relied on the water to irrigate their crops are not happy about the fish. walt has heard plenty from his neighbors. >> they are telling me to
deductions for charitable giving would be cut next year, saving the government money. private wealth advisor said it can make sense to get nor bang for your donation buck. that would help charities this year but people may be less generous in years to come. >> people who would like to donate, some had this year and potentially some this year, may try to double up and donate more this year. >> but the uncertain financial future is also causing fear. >> and many people are afraid to make any move, so then there's paralysis, because if you don't know what's coming, you are try to say as liquid as you can, you try to hold on to what you have, and you are not as willing to donate or spend in general. >> saint anthony's is seeing this as well. >> some of the people who have traditionally given us end of year stock donations, we are seeing about half of those coming through. >> the saint anthony's is optimistic their donors will come through by the new year. >> their donations really seem to come from the heart, out of a sense of compassion. >> he agrees. he said wealthy people may donate less if i
be cut next year saving the government money. george says it can make sense to get more bang for your buck. that would help charities this year but people may be less generous in years to come. >> people who would like to donate some this year and potentially some next year may try to double up and donate more this year. >> reporter: but the uncertain future is causing fear. >> many people are afraid to make any move so there is patrol system because you don't know what is coming -- paralysis you try to hold on what you have and not as willing to donate or spend in general. >> reporter: st. anthony's is seeing this, as well. >> some of the people have given us end of the year stock donations, we're seeing about half of those coming through. >> reporter: they are optimistic the donors will come through by the new year. >> their donations come out of their heart. >> very wealthy people may donate but some people want to help and tax zuax bonus. >> coming up next, outrage from around the world, crank call that had will the royals laughing takes a tragic turn. a oakland church group, how
the middle-class. >> florida senator marco rubio responded with a call for limited government, reform in the tax code and the goal of creating new taxpayers, not new taxes. >>> president obama has outlined what corporations can do to help the nation celebrate his inaugural in january. while taxes pay for the swearingin, festivities are privately funded new hampshire 2009 mr. obama refused corporate donations and he is now accepting them in packages up to $1 million. . >>> former south of canpresident nelson mandela was admitted to a hospital. current president of south africa says there was no cause for alarm by the4-year-old's health. mandela spent 27 years in prison for fighting fighting apartheid in south africa. >>> two dozen teens work on ideas at castro library this afternoon. >> it's really interesting ideas at inspection and around places like parks. >>> the winning app is called book it and would allow users to reserve materials remotely. >> congratulations to them. >>> a crayfish cook is on the loose in lake tahoe. >> the family of the nurse who apparently took her own lif
government agencies were refusing to remove the decomposing carcass. yesterday the local homeowner's association hired a tugboat to tow the whale will 20 miles from shore. up next, a story you will only see on abc7 news. the new mobile app that could mac your search for parking a bit easier, just in time for your holiday shopping. and here's a live look from our roof cam showing you the embarcadero. people out and about this morning. a delightful day in store. lisa argen will have your forecast in just a few minutes. ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! my bowl, my spoons! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios has whole grain and 110 delicious calories. ...more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios in multi-grain cheerios peanut butter. >> welcome back, everyone. finding a parking spot in downtown san mateo could now be a little easier if you download a new free smartphone app. abc7 news reporter jonathan bloom has more on how some bay area cities
monday on a beach in malibu. the beach was privately owned so the local government agencies refused to remove the decomposing carcass so yesterday the local homeowners association hired a tugboat to tow the whale about 20 miles from shore. >>> coming up next, a story you will only see on abc7 news. the new mobile app that could make your search for parking easier just in time for your holiday shopping. and here's a live look from our sutro cam. what a difference a week makes from rainy and windy to dry and calm today. lisa argen will have >> welcome back, it's 6:39 this sunday morning. how are you this morning? thanks for waking up and joining us on the abc7 sunday morning news. here's a look from the roof cam showing the embark dara and the bridge. the weather today will not interfere with your plans today. it will be sunny and dry, but change are coming. lisa argen is busy in the weather center. she will be along with a full accuweather forecast. finding a parking spot in downtown san mateo could now be a little easier if you download a new free smartphone app. abc7 news reporter
on a beach in malibu. the beach was privately owned so the local government agencies refused to remove the decomposing dark cuss so yesterday the local homeowners associate hired a tugboat to tow the whale about 20 miles from shore. >>> coming up next, a story you will only see on abc7 news. the new mobile app that could make your search for parking easier just in time for your holiday parking. and here's a live look from our emeryville cam looking toward the city. the gorgeous weather that we've been enjoying lately will continue, at least for the first half of the week. lisa argen will have your forecast in just a few minutes. >> welcome back, everyone. it's 5:39 on this early sunday morning. thank you for waking up early birds and joining the abc7 sunday morning news. this is a live look from our camera in san jose. in that city, 50 and cloudy right now. it's going to climb up to 65 and be sunny a little later on. finding a parking spot in downtown san mateo could now be a little easier if you download a new free smartphone app. abc7 news reporter jonathan bloom has more on how some
. >>> a strong warning today from secretary of state hillary clinton to the syrian government over the potential use of chemical weapons. one official in the obama administration told cnn there are worrying signs that syria may be considering the use of such weapons against rebels. new this morning, this mayor of this town along the border with turkey told cnn that jets dropped two bombs wounding several people. >>> it is 18 minutes past the hour. we are getting an early read on your local news making national headlines this story from "the boston globe." a year after the paper found that stores and restaurants across massachusetts were intentionally mislabeling fish. guess what? the practice continues. dna testing shows some business are showing cheaper, lower quality fish instead of what is written on the label. in one case, slices of what were supposed to be white tuna at a sushi shop were an oily species of fish that can cause digestive issues. that's terrible. >>> the "new york times," this story got so much attention locally here and around the nation. the homeless man who received a pair
. >>> the japanese government says 49 highway tunnels will be inpicked immediately in the wake of a deadly accident. investigators say missing bolts may have caused concrete ceiling slabs to fall on cars in a highway tunnel killing nine people. yesterday's accident happened deep inside a three-mile-long tunnel about 50 miles west of tokyo. >>> we have got a warning on our next story the video may be disturbing for young children. a california magician suffered serious burns during a tv appearance in the dominican republic. here it is. cameras were rolling last week when the tv show host pours flammable cologne on the comedian. and that does burst into flames. it's not clear why the host doused hutchins with the liquid or what ignited it. much inis in the hospital. he says the host's actions were completely unexpected and he considers it a criminal act. he is still recovering. >>> ford motor company recalling thousands of cars because of a fire hazard on two of their vehicles. ford says there have been reports of overheating and fires in the ecoboost engines and some of the 2013 models. so it's now
this morning after chinese government officials signaled more stimulus efforts. tokyo's nikkei rose half a percent while hong kong's hang seng gained nearly 2%. >>> wall street investors are still waiting on a "fiscal cliff" deal. stocks were mostly unchanged yesterday. the dow lost 13 points while the nasdaq was down 5. >>> fedex is offering some employees a voluntary buy-out plan as the package delivery company tries to save nearly $2 billion in the next three years. fedex will offer some employees up to two years pay to leave the company. most of the cuts will come from its express and service units. >>> and starting in 2016 the whole host of disney characters are coming to netflix. the online video rental service landed exclusive rights to stream disney movies before they air on premium cable networks. netflix will also stream some of disney's classic movies. no financial terms of the deal were released. but certainly a big score there for netflix. >> that is a big coup. >> i have a cousin who drinks starbucks every day. now i know what to get her. >> this would make her have a lot o
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